Coretta Scott King Book Grant Standing Committee

About the Coretta Scott King Book Grant Standing Committee

Book Grant Standing Committee

  • Establish eligibility and selection criteria for the grant.
  • Develop the selection process and determine the recipients
  • Develop a publicity plan to promote the program and the recipients.
  • The Chair of the Committee shall provide a report to the Committee members at the Midwinter and Annual Conferences.
  • The Chair of the Committee shall transfer past records to the Committee Chair within 60 days after leaving office.

Committee Roster

Elisa Gall (Chair, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Ms. Irene L. Briggs (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Dr. Regina S. Carter (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Jina DuVernay (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Shari Melisa Fesko (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Lauren Kratz (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Dr. Marguerite Worth Penick-Parks (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Ms. Laura Simeon (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Ms. Bina Williams (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Monica L. Chapman (Staff Liaison, February 1, 2019, to June 30, 2022)
Amber Hayes (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Briana Jarnagin (Staff Liaison, December 4, 2017, to June 30, 2020)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/15/2019. Last retrieved on 07/15/2019. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

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